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Research administration

 

UIS works closely with the Research Office in maintaining and developing the systems that ensure the smooth running of the University's research administration.

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High-performance computing

 

Research Computing Services offers hosting, management and operation of small, dedicated HPC clusters for individual research groups within any institution in the University. The service also provides consultancy in the procurement and building of HPC facilities for research groups.

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Research data storage

 

Our research data storage services offer a competitively priced alternative to storage on local platforms, which can be costly to implement and maintain, and to storage on external drives, where data may be physically vulnerable and there is little or no guarantee that lost, stolen or corrupted data can be recovered.

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Human Tissue Tracker

 

The University's Human Tissue Tracker is a web application and data store to assist the process of recording and tracking human tissue samples. The tool is born out of the need to comply with the UK's Human Tissue Act 2004. It can be used by any registered lab or institution in the University.

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Reference management programs

 

UIS supports and runs training courses on three reference management programs: EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.

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Perma.cc

 

Perma.cc helps you to preserve the online sources you cite and to make those records accessible to your readers.

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SMS transcoding has resumed

20 May 2022

Friday 20 May: Transcoding of uploads to the Streaming Media Service (SMS) has resumed. Current situation Our initial focus was to attempt to accelerate preparations to launch Yuja, the replacement SMS platform. We have been working closely with YuJa to prepare the new platform for Cambridge, however, it is now apparent...

New email address policy: an update from the Chair of the Information Services Committee

5 May 2022

This update from Professor Andy Neely was sent directly to Cambridge staff by email on Thursday 5 May 2022. Dear all, As Chair of the University’s Information Services Committee, I wrote to you in December 2021 with news about a new University policy on the allocation and management of email addresses. This relates to all...

We’re thinking creatively as part of Learning at Work Week – are you?

4 May 2022

Join us and start thinking creatively to enhance your work and problem-solving skills as part of the national campaign, Learning at Work Week from 16 to 20 May.